This sampling comes from page 358 of the large-print edition, and is (as usual) a bit more than two lines:
There was a pot of tea at the tea at Aunt Charlotte's, but little else. . . . Betty was glad she had brought the cake from Balducci's. The goyim, she had explained to the girls, do not feed their guests; it is not their custom, and we must respect the customs of other cultures, but that does not mean we have to starve.I guess Betty and the girls definitely haven't spent much time in the South. Most of the goyim I grew up with were well-known for overloading their guests with goodies. After all, if you're a Southern hostess, you've got all those dishes for every occasion – you really do want to use them, right?
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